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March 12, 2021

JBLE Airmen Deploy to Support FEMA COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

More than 80 Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, are in Greensboro, North Carolina and Houston, Texas, aiding state-run, federally supported community vaccination centers.

April 24, 2020

JTF-CS supports COVID-19 operations in New York, New Jersey

Joint Task Force-Civil Support on Fort Eustis sent approximately 30 people to New York and New Jersey to conduct command and control operations of the task force providing Title-10 medical support in the COVID-19 pandemic response.

April 7, 2020

JBLE requires face coverings following DoD guidance

In accordance with Department of Defense guidance released on April 5, 2020, to the extent practical, all individuals on Langley Air Force Base and Fort Eustis are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of social distance or are in public areas or work centers effective immediately.

March 4, 2020

Enrollments closed for JBLE Pediatrics Clinic

Due to a temporary decrease in manning, the Langley Pediatric Clinic on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, has closed enrollment to new patients, effective Mar. 1, 2020.

March 3, 2020

World Hearing Day shines light on global hearing loss

The World Health Organization estimates 466 million people have disabling hearing loss. By 2050, that figure will almost double, affecting one in 10 people.

Feb. 25, 2020

Starting young: children learn leadership through sports

Around the world, millions of children participate in youth sports. Over 500 of those children play in programs at Langley Air Force Base.

Oct. 8, 2019

Combining Partnerships with Recycled Material for Creative (and Sometimes Edible) Results

Across the Air Force, some installations are establishing organic gardens for a variety of reasons: to grow food, to beautify the installation, or to provide habitat and otherwise enhance natural resources.

June 12, 2019

Awareness is the first step

June is National Men’s Health Month and in conjunction with Men’s Health Week from June 10-16, it is important for the men of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, to be aware of the possible health problems they may face. National Men’s Health Month and week are meant to bring awareness to the preventable health problems found in men and boys and how they can affect U.S. Air Force Airmen, U.S. Army Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians, retirees and their families.

March 26, 2019

Understanding TRICARE QLEs

What is a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event?

Jan. 29, 2019

Everybody wins with the Biggest Loser

The 633rd Force Support Squadron fitness staff kicked-off the Biggest Loser competition with an initial weigh-in January 22, 2019 at Shellbank Fitness Center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The Biggest Loser competition is an eight week-long event where teams of two compete against each other with the goal of losing the most weight.